The postdoctoral fellow is expected to conduct research in the subject of
structural engineering and bridges and participate in the division's ongoing
projects. The research includes the development of bridge solutions with
consideration of dynamics, fatigue and new materials. Important sub-areas are
experimental methods connected to the evaluation of the safety and operation
of bridges as well as advanced modelling, optimization and analyzes of
bridges. Your own proposals for research projects in this area are also
Additionally, you will also be expected to perform up to 20% of full-time the
department duties i.e., teaching, supporting PhD students, supervision of
thesis students, etc.
What we offer
A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and
skills for a sustainable future
Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and
dynamic working environment
Works in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH
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Completed doctoral degree in the subject of structural engineering,This
eligibility requirement must be met no later than the time the employment
decision is made.
Solid background in mathematics, computational mechanics and structural
Demonstrated ability to write and publish scientific articles.
A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the
last three years prior to the application deadline
Experience in measurement technology and signal analysis.
As a person we would like to see that you are aware about diversity- and
equality issues, with particular focus on gender equality.
Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.
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The application must include:
CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies.
Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not
been issued in any of these languages.
Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests
and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two
Brief description of the proposed research that you wish to carry out.
Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day
of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European
About the employment
The position offered is for, at the most, three years.
A position as a postdoctoral fellow is a time-limited qualified appointment
focusing mainly on research, intended as a first career step after a
Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a
question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.
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